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  1. Disney spreads a little magic to water kingdom

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to irrigate its 18,000 trees and one million shrubs. After some investigation they found it was not a fault in the metering system, and although this was the Magic Kingdom, there was nothing magical ... says Tee Song-thye, construction manager of the resort's field operations-irrigation unit. 'I feel so proud that we have saved so much water.' Here's how it works. ...

  2. Green Games in focus

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Three mainland students received rare access to a British minister this week as she visited Beijing to see the city's Olympic preparations. The students, Beijing representatives of the British Council's Young Climate Change Awaren ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ENVIRONMENT

    European view of waste burners inspires local lawmakers

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... no complaints or lawsuits because people know these facilities have good performances". We even import waste from the United Kingdom and Italy to be incinerated. There are no objections as they are all well-run facilities "We even import waste from the United Kingdom and Italy to be incinerated. There are no objections as they are all well-run facilities," he said. There are 12 ...

  4. Owners want to build on land hit by dumping

    Posted Aug 12th 2009, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong The owners of about half the lots affected by unauthorised dumping at a Sheung Shui village want to build houses on their land and have no intention of farming it again, a rural leader says. At least 10 of the owners of the 23 affected sites a ...

  5. Winds of change

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong students discuss global warming with their counterparts at Honiton Community College in Devon, southwest England, via a video conference on Tuesday. CCC Ming Kei College Form Four students Karena Wong Kam-yan (left) and Rachel Chan Ka-yiu, Year ...

  6. Tighter planning rules 'not the answer'

    Posted Aug 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai The government has told legislators the Town Planning Ordinance is not the 'most appropriate tool' to control illegal dumping. This was its response to suggestions raised by a Legislative Council subcommittee studying fly-tipping ...

  7. Climate of war

    Posted Feb 15th 2008, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Winston Churchill is renowned as a soldier, statesman, artist and cigar smoker. The man, arguably the most famous-ever Briton, could also well prove to be the brains behind saving the world from the ravages of global warming. Churchill died ...

  8. Solar

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd Solar by Ian McEwan Vintage, HK$104 The environment is the new vampire- in literary circles, at least. Arguably the two most anticipated novels of 2010 used climate change as a plot device: Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and Solar by Ian McEwa ...

  9. Can we dispose of our growing waste problem?

    Posted Jan 28th 2011, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan An incredible 13,300 tonnes of waste goes into Hong Kong landfills per day. That's right: every day. Some 9,000 tonnes is municipal solid waste, meaning the leftovers from homes and businesses, including 3,300 tonnes of food. Constructio ...

  10. Grey areas the battleground in NT fight

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong and Cheung Chi-fai The third in a four-part series on the environmental damage caused by rampant illegal development in the New Territories and how the public is playing an increasingly major role in combating it. Issues in the New Territories c ...




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